Honored Kid

Axel Z.

Age 16
Axel Z. Kid Photo


Crystal, MN, US


Acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL)

Date of Diagnosis

September 2010


In maintenance

Treated At

Children's Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota

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My Story

Axel is a spunky 5 year old who loves Star Wars, legos, army guys, and Scooby Doo. He was diagnosed with Acute Lymphoblastic leukemia at the age of 3 1/2. Axel tolerates chemo really well, and fortunately has not been in the hospital for more than a year. He goes to physical and occupational therapy to work through side effects of his chemo. Axel goes to clinic once a month for chemo in his port, and takes 1-5 pills every day. He'll finish treatment on January 24, 2014. He has a big brother, Carter, who is 8, and twin baby sisters, Ruby and Hazel, who are 15 months old.

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